Embark on a polar expedition for the new-world explorer
Journey to the southern coastline of Greenland on a nine-day wilderness and wildlife adventure. Flying in and out of Reykjavik, board a state-of-the-art marine expedition vessel in search of snow-capped mountains, towering icebergs, fields of tundra and dramatic fjords. Your expert onboard crew will take you by Zodiac, kayak and helicopter to the most rugged of landscapes all in search of Greenland’s most pure wilds. With a general course set but no rigid itinerary, each day is set to be full of the best in wildlife sightings, shore landings and exploration. This is Arctic expedition travel at its finest and most unforgettable.
- Physical rating
- Min 8
- Group size
- Min 1, Max 200
Why you'll love this trip
View the spectacular Greenland Ice Sheet from above during a helicopter experience, with glaciology experts on hand to help explain the environment and its significance.
Venture deep into Southern Greenland’s extensive fjord and mountain system to discover fields of tundra, grazing wildlife and peaks sprinkled with year-round snow.
Rely on your expert expedition crew to set course for the most remote wilderness and unforgettable landing sites, learning more about the region at onboard lectures.
Consider a range of optional activities to further enhance your time in Greenland, including glacial kayak experiences and heli-hiking adventures.
After a busy day of Zodiac cruises, hikes and helicopter flights, retire to your well-appointed stateroom and state-of-the-art ship with comfortable lounging areas and modern health and wellness facilities.
Is this trip right for you?
Special InformationThere will be a representative at Reykjavik–Keflavik Airport to answer any questions you have about your flight to Narsarsuaq.
- Breakfast (6)
- Lunch (6)
- Dinner (6)
Special InformationPlease speak to a booking agent when you confirm your expedition for more information on helicopter excursions.
Potential excursions and landing sites are determined by weather and ice conditions and cannot be guaranteed in advance. Destinations mentioned here should be used as a guide only.
Meals IncludedThere are no meals included on this day.
Meals7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
TransportShip, Zodiac, Plane
AccommodationExpedition Voyage, Comfortable hotel
Arctic and Antarctic bookings have an increased deposit requirement of 20% of the full voyage cost (before any discount). The balance is due 120 days before departure.
If a booking is cancelled 120 days or more before departure - the cancellation fee is the full loss of the deposit paid.
If a booking is cancelled between 119 days and departure - the cancellation fee is 100% of the total price of the voyage.
Other fees may apply for air tickets and other arrangements booked in conjunction with a Polar voyage.
The Ultramarine offers a number of optional activities that need to be pre-booked prior to travel.
Day Paddle kayak
Ice Sheet Experience
Heli Mountain Biking
Greenland Camp Experience
Your voyage is operated by our sister company, Quark Expeditions. All accommodation and transfer arrangements as listed in the itinerary are also operated by Quark Expeditions or their local representative
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